Why are files under $ORACLE_HOME owned by root user?
(Doc ID 461144.1)
Last updated on DECEMBER 21, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 184.108.40.206.0 [Release 10.1 to 18]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
HP Tru64 UNIX
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 19-Mar-2013***
Why are the following files/directories owned by the superuser, i.e. root ?
To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.
Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!
In this Document